Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Johnny Preston



John Preston Courville, *18-08-1939 Port Arthur, TX, +04-03-2011
4th version
by Richard Weize, Praguefrank, Bill Daniels, Dik DeHeer, Stephen Ford, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS

ca. December 1958 Goldstar Recording Studio, 5626 Brock St., Houston, TX – Johnny Preston (Johnny Preston [vcl], Hal Harris [gt], Buck Henson [bass], Bill Kinbrough [drums], Doc Lewis [piano], Link Davis [sax] + Big Bopper, Bill Hall [bck vcl], George Jones [indian chants]. Producer: Bill Hall)
001 YW-17439 MY HEART KNOWS 71474x45 EP1-3397/ BCD-15473(m) Castle CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
002 YW-17440 RUNNING BEAR 71474x45 EP1-3397/MG 20592=SR 60250 SRW-16246 Demand 005 BCD-15473(m) Castle CMEDD-605 PLT 116 JASCD 771
27 January 1960 [14:00-17:00] Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Johnny Preston (Johnny Preston [vcl], Hank Garland [gt], Kelso Herston [gt], Grady Martin [gt], Buddy Killen [bass], Douglas Kirkham [drums], Hargus Robbins [piano], Boots Randolph [sax] + Anita Kerr Singers. Producer: Bill Hall)
003 YW-18980/PB-2370 HEARTS OF STONE MG 20592=SR 60250 SRW-16246 BCD-15473(m) BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
004 YW-18981/PB-2371 FEELS SO GOOD 71651x45/SR 60609 Demand 005 BCD- 15473(m) BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 PLT 116 JASCD 771
005 YW-18982/PB-2372 THE TWIST MG 20592=SR 60250 SRW-16246 BN 4515 Demand 005 BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
27 January 1960 [20:00?-23:00?] Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Johnny Preston (Johnny Preston [vcl], Hank Garland [gt], Kelso Herston [gt], Grady Martin [gt], Buddy Killen [bass], Douglas Kirkham [drums], Hargus Robbins [piano], Boots Randolph [sax] + strings + Anita Kerr Singers. Producer: Bill Hall)
006 YW-18985/PB-2548 YOU'LL NEVER WALK ALONE MG 20592=SR 60250 BCD-15473(m) BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
007 YW-18993/PB-2549 PRETEND MG 20592=SR 60250 SRW-16246 BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
008 YW-18994/PB-2550 DANNY BOY MG 20592=SR 60250 BCD-15473(m) BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
009 YW-18995/PB-2551 DREAM MG 20592=SR 60250 SRW-16246/ BCD-15473(m) BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 PLT 116 JASCD 771
010 YW-18996/PB-2552 I'M STARTIN' TO GET STEADY WITH THE BLUES 71651x45/ BCD-15473(m) BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
28 January 1960 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Johnny Preston (Johnny Preston [vcl], Grady Martin [gt], Bob Moore [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Floyd Craner or Hargus Robbins [piano], Boots Randolph [sax] + Anita Kerr Singers. Producer: Bill Hall)
011 YW-19040/PB-2367 WHAT AM I LIVING FOR MG 20592=SR 60250 SRW-16246  BN 4515 BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
012 YW-19041/PB-2368 EARTH ANGEL MG 20592=SR 60250 SRW-16246 BCD-16234(s)  BN 4515 CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
013 YW-19394/PB-2369 GUARDIAN ANGEL MG 20592=SR 60250 SRW-16246 BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
14 March 1960 [23:00?-02:00?] Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Johnny Preston (Johnny Preston [vcl], Grady Martin [gt], Bob Moore [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Floyd Craner or Hargus Robbins [piano], Boots Randolp [sax] + strings + Anita Kerr Singers. Producer: Bill Hall)
014 YW-19745/PB-3113?/PS-330 CRADLE OF LOVE 71598x45 S-10027x45 (s) EP1-3397/SR 60609 Demand 005 BCD-15473(m) CMEDD-605 PLT 116 JASCD 771
015 YW-19746/PB-3114/PS-331 CHIEF HEARTBREAK MG 20592=SR 60250 SRW-16246 Demand 005 BCD-15473(m) BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
016 YW-19747/PB-3115/PS-332 MADRE DE DIOS MG 20592=SR 60250 SRW-16246 BCD-15473(m) BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
017 YW-19748/PB-3116/PS-333 CITY OF TEARS 71598x45 S-10027X45 (s) EP1-3397/ BCD-15473(m) CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
21 June 1960 [3 hours] Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Johnny Preston (Johnny Preston [vcl], Hank Garland [gt], Kelso Herston [gt], Grady Martin [gt], Bob Moore [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Floyd Cramer [piano], Boots Randolp [sax] + strings +Anita Kerr Singers. Producer: Bill Hall)
018 YW-20171/PB-3502/PS-440 PLEASE BELIEVE ME SR 60609 BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
019 YW-20172/PB-3503/PS-441 MY IMAGINATION SR 60609 BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
020 YW-20173/PB-3504/PS-442 UP IN THE AIR 71691x45/ BCD-15473(m) BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
021 YW-20174/PB-3505/PS-443 CHARMING BILLY 71691x45/SR 60609 Demand 005 BCD-15473(m) BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 PLT 116
31 August 1960 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Johnny Preston (Johnny Preston [vcl], Hank Garland [gt], Bob Moore [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Floyd Cramer or Hargus Robbins [piano], Boots Randolph [sax]. Producer: Bill Hall)
022 YW-21503/PB-4665 THEY HAD LOVE unissued/lost
023 YW-21504/PB-4666 PRIDE OF LOVE unissued/lost
024 YW-21505/PB-4667 BROKEN HEARTS ANONYMOUS unissued/lost
025 YW-21506/PB-4668 CUTE CHICK unissued/lost
1 September 1960 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Johnny Preston (Johnny Preston [vcl], Hank Garland [gt], Bob Moore [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Floyd Cramer or Hargus Robbins [piano], Boots Randolph [sax]. Producer: Bill Hall)
026 YW-21507/PB-4669 WILLY WALK 71803/ CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
027 YW-21508/PB-4670 QUEEN BEE unissued/lost
028 YW-21509/PB-4671 SATIN IN SATIN unissued/lost
029 YW-21510/PB-4672 WHAT ELSE YOU GOT unissued/lost
7 November 1960 [14:00-17:00] Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Johnny Preston (Johnny Preston [vcl], Hank Garland [gt], Kelso Herston [gt], Grady Martin [gt], Bob Moore [bass], William Ackerman [drums], Floyd Cramer [piano], Boots Randolph [sax] + Jordanaires. Producer: Bill Hall)
030 YW-21442/PB-4619/PS-1654 A NEW BABY FOR CHRISTMAS 71728/ BCD-15473(m) BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
031 YW-21443/PB-4620/PS-1655 TOKEN OF LOVE 71761/SR 60609 BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
032 YW-21444/PB-4621/PS-1656 THE ANGELS YOU GAVE TO ME SR 60609 Demand 005 BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
033 YW-21445/PB-4622/PB-1657 SITTIN' HERE CRYIN' SR 60609 Demand 005 BCD-15473(m) BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
034 YW-21446/PB-4623/PB-1658 LEAVE MY KITTIN' ALONE 71761/SR 60609 Demand 005 BCD-15473(m) BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 PLT 116 JASCD 771
035 YW-21447/PB-4624/PB-1659 DO WHAT YOU DID SR 60609 Demand 005 BCD-15473(m) BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 PLT 116 JASCD 771
8 November 1960 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Johnny Preston (Johnny Preston [vcl], Hank Garland [gt], Kelso Herston [gt], Grady Martin [gt], Bob Moore [bass], William Ackerman [drums], Floyd Cramer [piano], Boots Randolph [sax] + Jordanaires. Producer: Bill Hall)
036 YW-21448/PB-4625/PS-1660 THAT'S ALL I WANT SR 60609 Demand 005 BCD-15473(m) BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
037 YW-21449/PB-4626/PS-1661 I PLAYED AROUND WITH MY LOVE unissued/ BCD-15473(m) BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605
038 YW-21450/PB-4627/PS-1662 CHOSEN FEW unissued/ BCD-15473(m) BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605
039 YW-21451/PB-4628/PS-1663 OVER AND OVER unissued/ BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605
040 YW-21452/PB-4629/PS-1664 JUST A LITTLE BOY BLUE SR 60609 Demand 005 BCD-15473(m) BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605
041 YW-21453/PB-4630/PS-1665 ROCK AND ROLL GUITAR 71729/ BCD-15473(m) BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605
23 February 1961 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Johnny Preston (Johnny Preston [vcl], Ray Edenton [gt], Bob Moore [bass], Buddy Harman [drums] + unknown musicians. Producer: Bill Hall)
042 YW-21585/PS-1720 FOUR LETTER WORD unissued/ BCD-15473(m) BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605
043 YW-21586/PS-1721 I FEEL GOOD 71803/ BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 PLT 116 JASCD 771
044 YW-21587/PS-1722 LUCKY IN LOVE unissued/ BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605
4 June 1961 Sun Custom Studio, 319 7th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Johnny Preston (Johnny Preston [vcl], Ray Edenton [gt], Bob Moore [bass], Buddy Harman [drums] + more unknown musicians. Producer: Bill Hall)
045 YW-21011/PS-625 SHE ONCE BELONGED TO ME 71865/ BCD-15473(m) BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
046 YW-21012/PS-626 KISSIN' TREE unissued
047 YW-21013/PS-627 LET THEM TALK 71865/ BCD-16234(s) CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
November 1961 New York City – Johnny Preston (Johnny Preston [vcl] + Stan Applebaum Orchestra. Producer: Shelby Singleton and Bill Hall)
048 YW-23016/PB-4333 BROKEN HEARTS ANONYMOUS 71951/ BCD-15473(m) CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
049 YW-23017/PB-4334 KISSIN' TREE 71908/ Demand 005 BCD-15473(m) CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
050 YW-23018/PB-4335 LET'S LEAVE IT THAT WAY 71951/ CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
051 YW-23019/PB-4336 FREE ME 71908/ CMEDD-605 PLT 116 JASCD 771
9 September 1962 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Johnny Preston (Johnny Preston [vcl], Ray Edenton [gt], Jerry Kennedy [gt], Bob Moore [bass], Buddy Harman [drums] + Merry Melody Singers. Producer: Bill Hall)
052 YW-22162/PS-4201 SOUNDS LIKE TROUBLE unissued
053 YW-22163/PS-4202 THE DAY AFTER FOREVER 72049/ CMEDD-605 PLT 116 JASCD 771
054 YW-22164/PS-4203 LET THE BIG BOSS MAN (PULLS YOU THROUGH) 72049/ CMEDD-605 JASCD 771
055 YW-22165/PS-4204 DON'T KNOW WHY unissued
January 1963 unknown – Johnny Preston
056 IM 5472 THIS LITTLE BITTY TEAR Imperial X5924/Yeaah 507
057 IM 5473 THE DAY THE WORLD STOOD STILL X5924/ PLT 116
poss. form this session
058 I’VE GOT MY EYES ON YOU X5947
059 I COULDN'T TAKE IT AGAIN X5947
YEAAH! 507 TEEN TOWN USA
1964 unknown – Johnny Preston
060 H 1201A ALL AROUND THE WORLD Hallway 1201/ Demand 005 PLT 116
061 H 1201B JUST PLAIN HURT Hallway 1201/ PLT 116
062 WILLIE AND THE HAND JIVE 1204/ BN 4515  Demand 005
063 I'VE GOT MY EYES ON YOU 1204/ Demand 005 PLT 116
1965 Nashville, TN – Johnny Preston (Producer: Ray Stevens)
064 I'M KICKING MYSELF 2001
065 PEDDLER MAN 2001
066 19665 RUNNING BEAR '65 Hall 45-1927 TCF-101/ BN 4515 PLT 116
067 ZTSP-91655 DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE Hall 45-1927 TCF-101/BN 4515 PLT 116
068 SOUNDS LIKE TROUBLE TCF-110/ PLT 116
069 ZTSP-105633 YOU CAN MAKE IT IF YOU TRY TCF-110
070 ZTSP-105653 GOOD, GOOD LOVIN' TCF-120/ PLT 116
071 I'M ASKING FORGIVENESS TCF-120
072 RAINDROPS  TCF unissued/ BN 4515 PLT 116
073 TALK TO ME, TALK TO ME TCF unissued/ BN 4515 PLT 116
074 PLEDGING MY LOVE TCF unissued/ BN 4515
075 YOU SEND ME TCF unissued/ BN 4515
*069/071 YOU CAN MAKE IT IF YOU TRY/ I'M ASKING FORGIVENESS PLT116
* edited together into one medley song
16 April 1968 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Bob Wills (Bob Wills [fiddle], Johnny Preston [vcl], Harold Bradley [gt/banjo], Kelso Herston [gt], Billy Sanford [banjo], Pete Drake [steel], Norbert Putnam [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Vassar Clements [fiddle], Shorty Lavender [fiddle], Tommy Vaden [fiddle], David Briggs [piano], Wayne Butler [trombone], Quitman Dennis [sax], Don Tweedy [sax], Rufus Long [sax/clarinet], Bob Phillips [trumpet], George Tidwell [trumpet]. Producer: Paul Cohen)
076 K-11210 RUNNING BEAR  KS-3569
077 K-11211 IF I JUST HAD A HOME TO GO HOME TO K-2067/ PLT 116
078 K-11213 TIME CHANGES EVERYTHING -1 KS-3569 KS-3587 PLT 116
17 April 1968 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville 3, TN – Bob Wills [fiddle] (Tag Lambert [vcl], Johnny Preston [hmny vcl], Harold Bradley [gt/banjo], Kelso Herston [banjo], Pete Drake [steel], Norbert Putnam [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Vassar Clements [fiddle], Shorty Lavender [fiddle], Tommy Vaden [fiddle], David Briggs [piano], Quitman Dennis [sax], Don Tweedy [sax], Rufus Long [sax/clarinet], Bob Phillips [trumpet]. Producer: Paul Cohen)
079 K-11217  THERE¢S NOT A HUNDRED MILES LEFT IN ME  KS-3569
080 K-11218  I¢M LIVING IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE  K-918/KS-3569
19 April 1968 poss. Nashville, TN – Johnny Preston
081 15056 I'M ONLY HUMAN ABC 45-11085
082 15057 PATCHES 45-11254
083 15058 THERE'S NO ONE LIKE YOU 45-11085
084 15060 CIRCLE OF FRIENDS unissued
5 December 1968 poss. Nashville, TN – Johnny Preston
085 15508 I'VE JUST BEEN WASTIN' MY TIME ABC 45-11187
086 15509 EMPTY WORDS 45-11254
087 15510 KICK THE CAN 45-11187/ PLT 116
088 15511 COME INTO MY HOUSE OF LOVE unissued
ca early 1970s poss. Houston, TX – Billy Carter (Billy Carter [lead gt/arranger], Johnny Preston [vcl], M.F.Sterling [rh gt], Ora Oubre [steel], Buddy Quillin [bass], Charly Risinger [drums], Dicky Jones [fiddle], Posse Granger [fiddle], Doc Lewis [piano], George Ogg [clarinet/sax], Vaughn McDonald [trumpet]. Producer: Billy Carter)
089 I SAW YOUR FACE IN THE MOON Triangle VPAG-LP 3518
090 I’LL ALWAYS BE IN LOVE WITH YOU Triangle VPAG-LP 3518
000 DEWBERRY HOP -instr.- Triangle VPAG-LP 3518
091 I WENT HUNTING Triangle VPAG-LP 3518
092 LONESOME HEARTED BLUES Triangle VPAG-LP 3518
093 THEY TOOK THE STARS OUT OF HEAVEN Triangle VPAG-LP 3518
094 I DON’T WANT ANYONE BUT YOU Triangle VPAG-LP 3518
095 B.C. KEEPS IT SIMPLE Triangle VPAG-LP 3518
096 IT MAKES NO DIFFERENCE NOW Triangle VPAG-LP 3518
097 ONE OF US WAS WRONG Triangle VPAG-LP 3518
098 RUNNING AROUND IN CIRCLES Triangle VPAG-LP 3518


ALBUMS
Mercury MG-20592/SR-60250 Running Bear:
Running Bear; What Am I Living For; Earth Angel; Guardian Angel; Hearts Of Stone; Chief Heartbreak; The Twist; You'll Never Walk Alone; Pretend; Danny Boy; Dream; Madere De Dios – 07-60 (see also SRW-16246, resissued as part of JASCD 771)
Mercury MG-20609/SR-60609 Come Rock With Me: Charming Billy; Just Little Boy Blue; That's All I Want; The Angels Gave You To Me; Token Of Love; Feel So Good (Feel So Fine); Leave My Kitten Alone; Sitting Here Crying; Do What You Did; Please Believe Me; Cradle Of Love; My Imagination – 01-61 (reissued as part of JASCD 771)
Wing MGW-12246/SRW-16246 Running Bear: Running Bear; Hearts Of Stone; The Twist; Pretend; Dream; What Am I Living For; Earth Angel; Guardian Angel; Chief Heartbreak; Madre De Dios – 07-63 (all tracks from SR-60250)
Kapp KS-3569 Time Changes Everything: Across The Alley From The Alamo (vcl Tag Lambert); I'm Living In The Middle Of Nowhere (vcl Tag Lambert, hmny vcl Johnny Preston); South Of The Border (Down Mexico Way) (vcl Tag Lambert); Running Bear (vcl Johnny Preston); Silver Bells (That Ring In The Night); Texas Double Eagle; Time Changes Everything (vcl Johnny Preston); Limehouse Blues; Memory No. 1 (vcl Tag Lambert); Cherokee Maiden (vcl Tag Lambert); There's Not A Hundred Miles Left In Me (vcl Tag Lambert, hmny vcl Johnny Preston) - 68 (Reissued on MCA-545 in 1975)
Demand [EU] 005 Come Rock With Me: Running Bear; Charming Billy; Cradle Of Love; Leave My Kitten Alone; Feel So Good; Do What You Did; Chief Heartbreak Twist; Kissin' Tree*; All Around The World*; Willie And The Hand Jive*; That's All I Want; I Got My Eyes On You*; Angels Gave You To Me; Sittin' Here Cryin'; Just A Little Boy Blue – ca 74 (*previously unissued on album)
Triangle VPAG-LP-3518 Billy Carter And His Texas Swing Band Keeps It Simple:  I Saw Your Face In The Moon; I’ll Always Be In Love With You;  Dewberry Hop;  I Went Hunting;  Lonesome Hearted Blues;  They Took The Stars Out Of Heaven;  I Don’t Want Anyone But You;  B.C. Keeps It Simple;  It Makes No Difference Now;  One Of Us Was Wrong;  Running Around In Circles – 7- w. Billy Carter
Brylen BN 4515 Earth Angel: Dedicated To The One I Love;  Running Bear ’65; What Am I Living For;  Earth Angel; The Twist;.Raindrops*; Talk To Me, Talk To Me*;  Pledging My Love*; You Send Me*;. Willie And The Hand Jive – 83 (*previously unissued TcF masters)
Bear Family [GER] BCD-15473 Running Bear: Charming Billy; Running Bear; Cradle Of Love; Chief Of Heartbreak; My Heart Knows*;That's All I Want; Just A Little Boy Blue;Leave My Kitten Alone; Sittin' Here Cryin'; Rock And Roll Guitar*; Hearts Of Stone; Do What You Did; I Played Around With My Love**; Chosen Few**; Up In The Air*; Kissin' Tree*; Four Letter Word**; Feels So Good; She Once Belonged To Me*; New Baby For Christmas*; City Of Tears*; I'm Startin' To Get Steady With The Blues*; Dream; Madre De Dios; You'll Never Walk Alone; Danny Boy; Broken Hearts Anonymous – 89 (*previously unissued on album, **previously unissued. All tracks in mono)
Collectables COL-5558 Running Bear – A Golden Classics Collection: Running Bear; Cradle Of Love; Feel So Fine; Leave My Kitten Alone; Charming Billy; Chief Heartbreak; Do What You Do; That's All I Want; I Want A Rock And Roll Guitar; Kissin' Tree;. My Heart Knows; Hearts of Stone; Just Little Boy Blue; Sitting Here Crying; Chosen Few; Up In The Air; Four Letter Word; A New Baby For Christmas - 95
Bear Family [GER] BCD-16234 Charming Billy: Charming Billy; Feels So Good; Leave My Kitten Alone; Angels Gave You To Me; That's All I Want; Just A Little Boy Blue; Hearts Of Stone; Chosen Few**; Chief Of Heartbreak; Twist; Up In The Air*; Four Letter Word***; Do What You Did; Over And Over**; Sittin' Here Cryin'; Rock And Roll Guitar*; Dream; I Feel Good*; Let Them Talk*; Lucky In Love***; I Played Around With My Love**; New Baby For Christmas*; She Once Belonged To Me*; I'm Startin' To Get Steady With The Blues*; Madre De Dios; Pretend; You'll Never Walk Alone; What Am I Living For; Please Believe Me; My Imagination; Earth Angel; Token Of Love; Guardian Angel; Danny Boy – 98 (*previously inussied, **previously unissued on album, ***previously unissued in USA; all tracks in stereo)
Castle [UK] CMEDD-605 Feel So Fine/The Mecury Recordings 1959-1962: Running Bear; My Heart Knows; Cradle Of Love; City Of Tears; Feel So Fine (Feel So Good); I'm Starting To Get Steady With The Blues; Charming Billy; Up In The Air; I Want A Rock 'n' Roll Guitar; New Baby For Christmas; Leave My Kitten Alone; Token Of Love; I Feel Good; Willy Walk; She Once Belonged To Me; Let Them Talk; Free Me; Kissin' Tree; Broken Hearts Anonymous; Let's Leave It That Way; Let The Big Boss Man; Day After Forever; What Am I Living For; Earth Angel; Guardian Angel; Hearts Of Stone; Chief Heartbreak; Twist; You'll Never Walk Alone; Pretend; Danny Boy; Dream; Madre De Dios; Just A Little Boy Blue; That's All I Want; Angels Gave You To Me; Please Believe Me; My Imagination; Sitting Here Cryin'; Do What You Did; Four Letter Word; I Played Around With My Love; Chosen Few; Over And Over; Lucky In Love – 02 (double)
PLT 116 Bear’s Greatest Hits/25 Of His Hits: Dedicated To The One I Love (Hall/TFC); Running bear (Mercury); Do What You Did (Mercury);The Day After Forever (Mercury); Feel So Fine (Mercury);Sounds Like Trouble (TFC); Dream (Mercury); Cradle of Love (Mercury); Free Me (Mercury); Charming Billy (Mercury); Raindrops (TFC); Just Plain Hurt (TFC); Leave My Kitten Alone (Mercury); Talk To Me, Talk To Me (TFC); Good Good Lovin’(TFC); If I Just Had A Home To Go Home To; Time Changes Everything; I Feel Good (Mercury); I’m Asking For Forgiveness/You can Make It If You Try (an edit of the two TFC Masters);  All Around The World (TFC);Token Of Love (Mercury); Kick The Can (ABC); I Got My Eyes On You (TFC); The Day The World Stood Still (Imperial); Running Bear ’65 (Hall/TFC) – 02
Jasmine [UK]  JASCD 771 Running Bear And All His Hits: Running Bear; What Am I Living For; Earth Angel; Guardian Angel; Hearts Of Stone; Chief Heartbreak; The Twist; You'll Never Walk Alone; Pretend; Danny Boy; Dream; Madere De Dios; Charming Billy; Just Little Boy Blue; That's All I Want; The Angels Gave You To Me; Token Of Love; Feel So Good (Feel So Fine); Leave My Kitten Alone; Sitting Here Crying; Do What You Did; Please Believe Me; Cradle Of Love; My Imagination;  My Heart Knows;  City Of Tears;  Up In The Air;  I'm Starting To Go Steady With The Blues;  I Want A Rock And Roll Guitar;  A New Baby For Christmas;  Willy Walk;  I Feel Good;  She Once Belonged To Me;  Let Them Talk;  Kissin' Tree;  Free Me;  Broken Heart Anonymous;  Lets Leave It That Way;  The Day After Forever;  Let The Big Boss Man (Pull You Through) - 08-08-14 (2 CDs)
           
EPs
Mercury
EP1-3397 Johnny Preston: Running Bear; My Heart Knows / Cradle Of Love;  City Of Tears - 60


SINGLES
Mercury (1959-62)
71474x45 Running Bear / My Heart Knows - 06-59 (rev. July 6)
71598x45/SS-10027X45 Cradle Of Love / City Of Tears - 02-60 (rev. Feb. 29)
71651x45 Feels So Fine / I'm Starting To Get Steady With The Blues - 06-60 (stereo on SS-10036X45 in September 1960; rev. June 27)
C-30089 Running Bear / Cradle Of Love - 60 (Celebrity series)
71691x45 Up In The Air / Charming Billy - 09-60 (rev. Sept. 26)
71728 A New Baby For Christmas / (I Want A) Rock And Roll Guitar - 11-60
71761 Leave My Kitten Alone / Token Of Love - 01-61 (rev. Jan. 9)
71803 Willy Walk / I Feel Good - 04-61 (rev. Apr. 17)
71865 Let Them Talk / She Once Belonged To Me - 08-61
71908 Free Me / Kissin' Tree - 11-61 (rev. Dec. 4)
71951 Broken Heart Anonymous / Let's Leave It That Way - 04-62 (rev. Apr. 21)
72049 Let The Big Boss Man (Pull You Through) / The Day After Forever - 10-62 (rev. Oct. 20)
Goldies 45
D-2569 Feel So Fine / Charming Billy – 73
D-2570 Cradle Of Love / I'm Starting To Go Steady With The Blues – 73
D-2571 Running Bear /  The Day The World Stood Still - 73
Imperial (1963)
X5924 This Little Bitty Tear (It's Gonna Dry) / The Day The World Stood Still - 02-63 (rev. Feb. 23)
X5947 I've Got My Eyes On You / I Couldn't Take It Again - 05-63
Hallway (1964) / TCF Hall (1965)
45-1201 All Around The World / Just Plain Hurt - 05-64 (rev. May 9)
45-1204 Willie And The Hand Jive / I've Got My Eyes On You - 09-64
Hall 45-1927 Running Bear '65 / Dedicated To The One I Love – 03-65 (reissued on TCF 101)
45-2001 The Peddler Man / I'm Kicking Myself - 65
TCF-110 Sounds Like Trouble / You Can Make It If You Try – 08-65 (rev. Aug. 21)
TCF-120 Good, Good Lovin' / I'm Asking Forgiveness – 12-65 (rev. Jam. 1, 1966)
ABC (1968)
45-11085 There's No One Like You / I'm Only Human – 05-68 (rev. May 11)
45-11187 I've Just Been Wastin' My Time / Kick The Can – 01-69
45-11254 Patches / Empty Words – 69
Kapp (1968)
K-2067 [Bob Wills, vcl Johnny Preston:] If  I Just Had A Home To Go Home To / [Bob Wills:] Southwestern Waltz - 12-69

Sawdust Brothers



By Peter Stepanek, Praguefrank

SESSIONS
2014-2015 various studios [mixed in Nashville, TN] – The Sawdust Brothers (Ryan Murphey,  Johnny Dowers, David E. Lane + unknown musicians)
001 TENNESSEE ROSE
002 JESUS LET ME DOWN
003 COLD LIGHT OF MORNING
004 TOE THE LINE
005 HOW TO LEAVE
006 I'VE LOST EVERYTHING
007 TRAIN OF MISERY
008 ANYWHERE IS FINE
009 THE WAY BACK
010 HIGH STAKES
011 NOTHING CAN BE DONE
012 I WILL FIND YOU
013 WINDFALL
014 EMILIA FAREWELL
015 HANGIN' AROUND
016 HOW'S IT GOIN'
017 COLD DAY
Tracks above issued on album Tennessee Rose


ALBUMS

Spacebarn Recordings ? (UPC 678277250420) Tennessee Rose:  Tennessee Rose;  Jesus Let Me Down;  Cold Light Of Morning;  Toe The Line;  How To Leave;  I've Lost Everything;  Train Of Misery;  Anywhere Is Fine;  The Way Back;  High Stakes;  Nothing Can Be Done;  I Will Find You;  Windfall;  Emilia Farewell;  Hangin' Around;  How's It Goin';  Cold Day – 07-15

Mark (Cline) Bates



*1988 Hurricane, WV
By Praguefrank

SESSIONS also jazz trumpet musician
2009 poss. Nashville, TN – Mark Bates (Producer: Mark Thayer)
001 CLEAN THROUGH
002 THE PROMISED LAND
003 A DRUNKARD'S HOLIDAY
004 FORBIDDEN LOVE
005 DAISY
006 SHOTGUN WITH THE DEVIL
007 FLYIN' SHOES
008 THE SHOW IS OVER
009 MY WAY BACK HOME
010 GO ON
011 DEATH SUCKS
Tracks above issued on album Down The Narrow
2012 Los Angeles, CA – Mark Bates (Producer: Eric Liljestrand)
012 GHOST TONIGHT
013 HOW GOOD YOU LOOK
014 SIMPLE LOVE
015 SMILE
016 NO ONE THERE
017 LUCINDA
018 COMING HOME
019 ROSIE
020 THE FOOL THAT I AM
021 WEST VIRGINIA AND YOU
022 TOMORROW'S HERE 
Tracks above issued on album Night Songs
2013-2014 Beech House, Nashville, TN – Mark Cline Bates (Producer: Mark Nevers)
023 CLOSER
024 BIGGER THINGS
025 IF I DON'T WIN
026 JUST KEEP LOOKING AHEAD
027 THE BETTER SIDE OF ME
028 COMFORT IN THE DARKNESS HERE
029 DRINKING TONIGHT TO GET DRUNK
030 BUT I LOVE YOU
031 KNOW THE TOUCH
032 WHISKEY CUP
033 YOU'LL FORGET ME
034 THE LAST SIX MONTHS
tracks above issued on album Mark Cline Bates

ALBUMS

Mark Bates ? (UPC700261285115) Down The Narrow: Clean Through;  The Promised Land;  A Drunkard's Holiday;  Forbidden Love;  Daisy;  Shotgun with the Devil;  Flyin' Shoes;  The Show is Over;  My Way Back Home;  Go On; Death Sucks - 09
Mark Bates ? Night Songs: Ghost Tonight; How Good You Look; Simple Love; Smile; No One There; Lucinda; Coming Home; Rosie; The Fool That I Am; West Virginia and You; Tomorrow's Here   - 12-06-12 Mark Bates
Mark Cline Bates ? Mark Cline Bates: Closer;  Bigger Things;  If I Don't Win;  Just Keep Looking Ahead;  The Better Side of Me;  Comfort in the Darkness Here;  Drinking Tonight to Get Drunk;  But I Love You;  Know the Touch;  Whiskey Cup;  You'll Forget Me;  The Last Six Months – 11-14